Show #6402 - Tuesday, June 19, 2012

David Menchaca game 4.


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Victoria Steinberg, a freelance writer from Forest Hills, New York

Curt Renshaw, a naval officer from Washington, D.C.

David Menchaca, a law student originally from Long Beach, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $69,102)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the team as we give you the NBA MVP.)
    $200 11
The irons used in this sport may be either "cast" or "forged"
    $200 1
In 1920 the 19th Amendment gave this group the right to vote
    $200 26
In song it's paired with clover, "over & over"
    $200 16
What a wonderful world! In 2001 the New Orleans airport was renamed to honor this jazz great's 100th birthday
    $200 21
This General Mills cereal that comes in corn, rice & wheat varieties is also known for its "mix"
    $200 2
Magic Johnson
    $400 12
The most common form of steel is named for this element that alloys with the iron
    DD: $500 7
In 1867 it cost the U.S. about 2 cents an acre to buy this
    $400 27
It precedes -crowned kinglet & -throated hummingbird
    $400 17
The airport serving Grand Rapids, Michigan is named for this 38th president
    $400 22
Brand of gas that wanted to "put a tiger in your tank"
    $400 3
Karl Malone
    $600 13
Common iron consists of a mixture of 4 of these, iron-54 , iron-56, iron-57 & iron-58
    $600 8
In 1830 this president signed the Indian removal act allowing the relocation of eastern tribes
    $600 28
Start your wine-ing, it's a former kingdom, duchy & province
    $600 18
The smallest of the 3 major airports serving NYC, it's named for the mayor who oversaw its construction
    $600 23
Brand of gas that was sold by "the man who wears the star"
    $600 4
LeBron James
    $800 14
Fe2O3 is one chemical formula for this common word, aka iron oxide
    $800 9
Team 6 of this elite fighting unit killed Osama bin Laden in 2011
    $800 29
It also means to abandon & leave without aid or resources
    $800 19
A 9-foot statue of this actor graces the terminal building of the Orange County, California airport named for him
    $800 24
This Sprint partner's direct connect service lets your cellphone work like a walkie-talkie
    $800 5
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    $1000 15
Iron is necessary for the formation of this blood protein that transports oxygen to the tissues
    $1000 10
1952's McCarran-Walter act dropped race-based quotas for this but imposed quotas based on nationality
    $1000 30
An English aristocrat took this title swashbuckling alter ego in a 1905 novel
    $1000 20
This Italian city's airport is named for native son Galileo Galilei
    $1000 25
Nautilus, Inc. uses infomercials to sell this brand of home gym
    $1000 6
Derrick Rose

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

David Curt Victoria
$2,800 $2,300 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Curt Victoria
$4,200 $4,700 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The first category is missing comething we had in the first round--it's missing a comma...)
(Alex: Next, a category in which each response will be two words...)
(Alex: With clues from Eataly, the NYC marketplace, we'll deal with...)
(Alex: You have to identify the body of water for each city.)
    $400 16
Frederick Charles , the "Iron Prince", led this German kingdom's troops to victory at the 1866 Battle of Koniggratz
    $400 21
...into a word meaning "distant" to make it a county exhibition
    $400 1
This Brit was living in Vermont in the 1890s when he wrote "Captains Courageous" & most of "Kim"
    $400 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew helps make cheese at Eataly in New York City.) Here in New York they use cow's milk, but in Campagna traditionally mozzarella is made from the milk of this animal, which many Italian kids believe lays eggs
    $400 24
"Yo Britney... I'mma let you be #1, but me and Jay-Z single is one of the best songs of all time!"
    $400 6
Daytona Beach,
    $800 17
Scholars think Eustache Dauger, valet to France's finance minister, was this prisoner who inspired Dumas
    $800 22
...into a word meaning "to join metals with heat"; now you have a synonym for "to brandish"
    $800 2
This author's bookstore, called Booked Up, is only a few blocks from the movie theater seen in "The Last Picture Show"
    $800 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew makes pasta at Eataly in New York City.) Roman cuisine is known for being down-to-earth; Thursday is the day for this filling dish, & you can even practice your Italian by giving us the full name
    $800 25
On Oct. 10 , 2011 this reality star (an omen?): "What did you guys think of my wedding? Can't believe it's all over"
    $800 7
    $1200 18
Wrestling champ & medicine ball inventor William Muldoon shared this nickname with the winner at Waterloo
    $1200 23
...into a female pronoun, which becomes an inheritor
    $1200 3
She described the difficulties of female writers in a man's world in her 1929 essay "A Room of One's Own"
    $1200 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew watches a pizza baker toss dough at Eataly in New York City.) Tossing dough rather than rolling it makes for a lighter, airier crust, plus it'll make you feel like a real one of these, Italian for "pizza baker"
    $1200 28
"It's a good thing" this lifestyle maven asked, "Do you think I am hip?"
    $1200 8
    $1600 19
Gotz with the iron hand, real-life hero of one of this "Faust" author's plays, had a hand shot off in battle
    $1600 26
...into a synonym for "decay"; now you have lawless disorder
    $1600 4
The lack of success of "Sister Carrie", his first novel, sent him into a severe depression
    $1600 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us ice cream at Eataly in New York City.) Frozen treats have been a favorite in Italy since at least around 1600, & just as small U.S. towns have an ice cream parlor, every Italian town has this equivalent establishment
    $1600 29
Mr. Sulu, phasers on stunning: "I'm going to violate Leviticus by wearing a cotton/polyester blend"
    $1600 9
South Dakota
    $2000 20
Nickname of Oscar Cody, famous for his tears in a public service announcement
    $2000 27 the front of a word referring to a fixed charge, making it an angry adjective
    $2000 5
Last name of author Francine, or what she writes in novels like "Household Saints"
    DD: $2,500 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands with a pizza baker at Eataly in New York City as he prepares a pizza.) Naples is famous for pizza, including this simple but delicious one named for the queen who visited the city in 1889
    DD: $3,000 10

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Curt Victoria
$12,700 $10,900 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The name of this fabric includes the initials of the city where it was introduced at a World's Fair site

Final scores:

David Curt Victoria
$22,401 $19,900 $22,200
4-day champion: $91,503 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Curt Victoria
$12,200 $9,800 $11,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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Game tape date: 2012-02-14
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